A new three year multi-agency strategy for reducing domestic violence and bringing more perpetrators to justice has been unveiled. Download it by clicking on the link below. Click on the Domestic abuse campaign page or go to the latest news page for more details.

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The Board was launched in April 2003 and is made up of chief officers from agencies across the criminal justice system. They are; Kent Police, The Crown Prosecution Service, Kent Probation, HM Prison Service, HM Courts Service, Youth Offending Services in Kent and Medway and the Legal Services Commission.

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New multi-agency stratedy to reduce domestic violence

THE Kent Criminal Justice Board has co-ordinated a multi-agency campaign to highlight the support available in the county for victims of domestic abuse and violence.

The campaign links in with the unveilling of a new three year strategy from the Kent and Medway Domestic Abuse Strategy Group.

Click on the Domestic Abuse Campaign page link on the left for full details.

To download the new three year strategy for domestic abuse in full, click on the icon in the download panel on the right.

Police and councils working together to tackle local concerns

You said, We did is an initiative by Kent Police and councils to let you know what is being done about crime and anti-social behaviour where you live. Its aim is to make sure that local resources are targeted at tackling local concerns. To find out more, click here

Results of magistrates' court cases available online 

When a crime has been committed, you want to know what has happened to the person responsible. Justice Seen, Justice Done, part of Kent Police's website, aims to let you know how some offences have been dealt with by the courts. Click here to find out the results of some of the court cases in your part of Kent.

Rewarding opportunities for volunteers

There are more than 3,000 volunteers working within the criminal justice system in Kent alone. Find out more about the varied and rewarding opportunities that are available by clicking here or by visiting the Do Yourself Justice - Volunteer page via the menu on the left.

Latest News 

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Alan Pughsley appointed Temporary Deputy Chief Constable

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Radical reform to punish criminals and reduce re-offending

Drink drivers face swift justice at Virtual Court

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£1m confiscation order made under Proceeds of Crime Act

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Single non-emergency number makes it easier to get in touch with police

Crime in Kent falls for fourth year in a row

Prestigious awards for police public protection unit members

Frontier team make three significant cash seizures in just four days

Joint procurement service means greater savings and efficiencies for Kent and Essex police

Bike ride prison officers raise £15,000 for Help for Heroes

Police authority chair hits back at anti-social behaviour report

Police drive to recruit more Special Constables

Hundreds caught in police crackdown on speeding drivers

Kent among top forces for making sure that crime doesn't pay

Chief constable outlines savings challenges

Young people giving evidence in court survey

Police seize £632,400 from man using Proceeds of Crime Act

Prestigious Restorative Justice summer school coming to Kent

Carl to address influential national conference on victims and witnesses

Police move to make witness care more efficient and effective

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Kent Probation schemes win prestigious awards

Open day at Maidstone Law Courts cancelled

Partnership funding success for sexual abuse victims' charity

Partnership projects nominated for prestigious awards

Clarke outlines vision for criminal justice reform

New specialist domestic violence court opening in Kent

Margaret gets Royal honour for her work with volunteers in mentor unit

Police give tips on keeping safe while enjoying the World Cup

Prison officers train for 1,500 mile ride for Help for Heroes

CJS agencies join in Vaisakhi celebrations

New date for court open day

Girls win county heat of national mock trial competition

Targeting top 1,000 most problematic anti-social behaviour offenders

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Minister praises police as magistrates' court results go online

Providing skills cuts re-offending

Court plans fun-filled Open Day

Offenders named and shamed

Teamwork prevents more than 440 crimes

Support for victims of sexual violence

Helping those bereaved by murder or manslaughter

Help for sexually-abused children and their families

Never a better time to volunteer

Making sure crime doesn't pay

£94,000 Cashback for community projects

Improved environment for witnesses

Celebrating a right Royal anniversary

Court confiscates £98,929 of sex trafficker's assets

Tonbridge Grammar School students in court

Test your criminal justice knowledge!

Serious sexual offences on the agenda at KCJB conference

Local projects secure criminals' cash